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7 November 2016

Corporate Vision Unveils the 2016 Businesswomen Awards Winners

United Kingdom, 2016- Corporate Vision Magazine has announced the winners of the 2016 Businesswomen Awards. Women represent around half of the...

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18 February 2016

Brand bans don’t change behaviour but do destroy jobs, assets

Extreme regulation, such as the removal of branding from consumer products to discourage their use, not only takes away the consumer’s right to...

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19 January 2016

Companies Act 2008

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20 October 2015

KISCH IP Golf Team wins SAIIPL Golf Day

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14 October 2015

Is the pot calling the kettle black? Patent for kettle held valid and infringed.

In an action for infringement for a patent registered in respect of a kettle having multiple spaced apart heat sensors, the court found the patent...

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7 October 2015

Mobile apps – how do you protect them?

During the last few years, there has been a staggering growth in the number of mobile applications (‘apps’) that have become available for...

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7 October 2015

Protection of Clothing IP

A number of businesses in South Africa are related, directly or indirectly, to the design and manufacture of clothing, garments, apparel and fashion...

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7 October 2015

Your business risk in selling products to a consumer

The Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA) came into effect on 1 April 2011. A concise definition of consumers are persons to whom goods or...

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7 October 2015

Can you rely on your suretyship in business rescue

So you think it’s safe to offer credit to a company or close corporation just because you have a suretyship in place? The Companies Act 71 of 2008...

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7 October 2015

Intent to use, or to abuse? The consequences of improper trade mark management

The facts and circumstances the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) was seized with in Etraction (Pty) Ltd v Tyrecor (Pty) Ltd 2015 ZASCA 78 (28 May 2015),...

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18 September 2015

JIPA Delegation visit on 9 September 2015

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16 September 2015

ERF Career Exposure Day 2015

KISCH IP participated in a Career Exposure Day hosted by the Educhange and Research Foundation NPC (ERF), a non-profit company that runs an...

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1 September 2015

DM Kisch adopts a new brand and corporate identity: KISCH IP

Today, after 141 years, DM Kisch Inc, Patent, Trade Mark and Copyright attorneys will adopt a new brand and corporate identity, namely KISCH IP....

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21 August 2015

Validation of European patents in Morocco

It was recently announced that an agreement permitting the validation of European patents in Morocco will enter into force on 1 March 2015. This...

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27 July 2015

What’s your classification?

When determining trade mark rights, the classification system is of utmost importance. This system determines the scope of one’s statutory trade...

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27 July 2015

Africa: First to file v first to use

One of a business’s most valuable assets is its brand and, therefore, its trade mark.  A business invests in its brand every time it does any...

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27 July 2015

Are you in control of your Know-How?

Know-How in the form of operational information and data lies at the heart of a business and this Know-How forms the back bone of the application,...

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27 July 2015

Registering trade marks in Africa: ARIPO

Africa, albeit a developing continent, offers many opportunities for investment and new business and, along with new investment, goes the need for...

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25 June 2015

Five things to consider when entering into an agreement

When you consider the role that agreements play in governing contracting relationships in business, it is apparent how important it is to ensure that...

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25 June 2015

Managing your Intellectual Property: Why Trade Marks should always be on the Board Meeting Agenda

One of the most valuable assets in any business is its Intellectual Property but it is often the most neglected. Intellectual Property manifests...

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25 June 2015

Top tips for prospective patentees

Once a new invention has come to life, the protection of the invention may often be a daunting task, especially to novice inventors and...

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25 June 2015

“There is more to that tune stuck in your head.”

A device, a name, a signature, a word, a letter, a numeral, a shape, a configuration, a pattern, an ornament, a colour, a container for goods or...

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20 March 2015

A Domain of Disaster?- Navigating the tide of new generic top level domain names.

In 2013 ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) commenced its roll out of thousands of new Generic Top Level Domain Names....

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20 March 2015

Time to Move into the Fast Lane

We are moving into an era where technology is developing and changing so rapidly such that there is a concurrent commercial need to obtain...

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20 March 2015

Bridging the Functionality Divide – CHESPAK v MCG

An earlier report by the writer in respect of a Supreme Court of Appeal decision (BMW AG v Grandmark International (Pty) Ltd 2014 (1) SA 323 SCA)...

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20 March 2015

Are only the likes of Bob Marley afforded protection of their image even after they are gone?

A number of entities have knowingly used the image of the famous reggae singer, Bob Marley, on t-shirts and other merchandise, without the permission...

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3 March 2015

USA and Japan join International Design System

It was recently announced that the United States of America and Japan have become members of the Hague Agreement for the International Registration...

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8 December 2014

16 Days of Activism

DM Kisch supported the drive for 16 Days of Activism against Women and Child...

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27 October 2014

Adcock Ingram vs Actor Holdings

When judgment was handed down in Adcock Ingram Intellectual Property (Pty) Ltd & Adcock Ingram Healthcare (Pty) Ltd (the Opponents) v Actor...

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16 April 2014

Traditional Knowledge legislation now in force

The much-debated Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2007 - generally referred to as the Traditional Knowledge (TK) legislation - is now in...

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16 April 2014

Character merchandising and product endorsement in South Africa

There have been some interesting decisions in the UK of late on the related, but not identical, issues of character merchandising and product...

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16 April 2014

Comments on the South African Draft National Policy on Intellectual Property

The good, the bad and the ugly South Africa does not (yet) have a formalised policy framework regarding intellectual property (IP) to guide...

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16 April 2014

PSL v Gidani: Some interesting copyright issues

The recent decision of the Gauteng High Court in the case of Premier Soccer League (PSL) v Gidani, a judgment of Judge Kgomo dated 28 February...

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16 April 2014

Is your business POPI compliant?

On 26 November 2013, the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI”) was passed into law. The effective date of POPI has not yet been...

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16 April 2014

Trade marks abroad: Rookie errors

In a recent article entitled ‘Why TMs may be your biggest global sales and marketing risk’, US author Ed Marsh says that most businesses...

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21 February 2014

Public and Private Sector united in the fight against Counterfeiting

The City of Cape Town together with the International Trademark Association (INTA), the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)...

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18 October 2013

Can Tattoos Be Protected By Copyright?

Mid 2011, and in the USA, a tattoo artist, S. Victor Whitmill filed a lawsuit against Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc for copyright...

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15 October 2013

Declaration of non-infringement in the SCA

In Camworth Technologies Ltd v Videx Wire Products (Pty) Ltd, the Supreme Court of Appeal heard an appeal from the Court of the Commissioner of...

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23 August 2013

In A Patent Claim Every Word Counts

In the matter between African Explosives Limited and Sasol Dyno Nobel (Proprietary) Limited the Commissioner of Patents was tasked to adjudicate...

Africa news

24 July 2014

An increase in the Monetary Jurisdiction of Magistrate Courts

The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development announced an increase in the monetary jurisdiction of both the Regional Magistrates Court and...

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16 April 2013

Libya trade office resumes work

It has been anticipated that the Libyan trade marks offices shall officially reopen from the 1st of May 2013, two years after civil unrest in the...

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12 March 2013

Trade marks : deadline for filing supporting documents (power of attorney)

We have received notice from Mozambique that there is now strict enforcement of Article 10 of the Industrial Property Code by the Industrial Property...

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26 February 2013

Zambia – Supreme Court Decision on User Rights

A decision made by the Zambia Registry to dismiss the importance of user rights in the case (DH Brothers Industries (Pty) Limited v Olivine...

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21 February 2013

Location, location, location.

The Territorial Nature of Trade Mark Protection Sales for your latest branded service or product have now exploded. Now it is time to expand...

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6 April 2017

New substantive examination requirement in ARIPO

African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (“ARIPO”) provides a useful regional system to obtain patent protection in African countries...

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5 April 2017

Possible Fines and Imprisonment against Banks for Cartel Behaviour

The recent investigations into the construction and banking industry regarding collusion and cartel behaviour, has highlighted the consequences...

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5 April 2017

The ASA is here to Stay… And BAT feels the effect of its power

There have been many reports about the future of Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) in the recent months but it appears that the ASA is...

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5 April 2017

Jumping on the Trade Mark Bandwagon

It is safe to say that by this stage almost everyone in the world knows the name “Trump” and that the US President Donald Trump’s eldest...

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6 March 2017

How and when does a trade mark become generic?

What is a generic trade mark? Most people have heard of a generic term or a generic medicine but what is a generic trademark? Over the years...

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6 March 2017

The perpetual problem

So, you think you’ve solved the energy crisis with an invention that is novel, inventive and industrially applicable? Clearly the invention should...

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6 March 2017

Understanding the Risks Involved in Funding Litigation

Most directors and shareholders of companies are aware that they may be held liable in their personal capacities for actions contravening the...

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1 February 2017

Cat vs Deadmaus??

Fans of electro house music will be familiar with the artist who goes by the name of “DJ Deadmau5” (which is apparently pronounced “dead...

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20 January 2017

One flew over the cuckoo’s nest

At van Rooy and Izaan Kuschke On 1 April 2016, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld an appeal by Merial, Merial Limited and Merial South...

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20 January 2017

Patenting DNA – discovery or invention?

by At van Rooy and Izaan Kuschke In grappling with the question as to whether DNA is a patentable invention or a mere discovery, scientists and...

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6 December 2016

Does the ASA still have a role to play in trade mark protection?

The credibility of the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (“the ASA”) as an effective mechanism for addressing trademark disputes...

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6 December 2016

Can you rely on a suretyship during business rescue?

The recent decision by Stuttafords International Fashion Company (Pty) Ltd to commence business rescue proceedings has highlighted the impact of...

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7 November 2016

How to play the game of social media brand dodge ball?

It’s a familiar scene, two players enter the arena. One armed with a red ball, the other seemingly defenceless. But unlike a normal game of...

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7 November 2016

Some rights of franchisees and what they mean for franchisors

Franchises rely heavily on the strength of brands for their success and it is therefore not surprising that franchisors typically prefer to control...

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7 November 2016

Prophylactic Law vs. Prophylactic Medicine: Are they really in conflict?

“For Africa to move forward, you really got to get rid of malaria” – Bill Gates The words PROPHYLAXIS and PROPHYLACTIC are derived from the...

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7 November 2016

Trademark: Life after death

Sometimes individuals elect to file trademarks in their own names as opposed to in the name of a company.  If that is the case, it is important to...

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30 September 2016

Blurred lines between copyright and creativity

  The outcome of the judgement in the matter involving Robin Thicke, Pharell Williams and Marvin Gayes’ estate has been widely criticised...

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30 September 2016

Cloud Users: Watch out for the Storm

Risks, precautions and compliance for cloud users The recent dissemination of 68 million Dropbox user account’s details has highlighted the...

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30 September 2016

Yuppiechef cooks in court

A cook-off is a social event in which competitors, in a friendly manner, create their own recipes and produce dishes which are judged by a panel of...

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12 September 2016

BRICS countries interaction with TRIPS flexibilities

TRIPS flexibilities allow countries to tailor their patent processes to suit specific needs, while still allowing substantive conformation with...

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12 September 2016

Spring cleaning your trade mark house

Spring is famously known for freshness, rebirth and revitalisation. At this time of the year, most households are cleaned in an unusually thorough...

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12 September 2016

Trade mark and copyright issues tattooed on your skin?

There are many reasons why people get tattoos. The most common reasons being memories, reinforcement of identities, reminders of important events,...

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12 September 2016

Playing The Trump Card

Donald Trump is, to put is lightly, a controversial figure, known for his extreme right wing political views and far from subtle criticism of, and...

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5 August 2016

“Utilitarian” purpose and Section 15(3A): Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder

Like a butterfly flapping its wings on the other side of the world, a single judgment often has far reaching implications on our interpretation and...

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5 August 2016

Trade marks in Botswana: Use it or lose it

In almost all African territories, where a registered trade mark is not used for a certain period of time, it may be vulnerable to be cancelled and...

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5 August 2016

Can you have your cake and eat it?

In the age of the Internet and digital media it is possible to find information on absolutely any topic, at the click of a mouse. If you want to cook...

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5 August 2016

Pokémon: Go catch ‘em all

But Don’t Place Your Data Privacy and Personal Information at Risk The new craze, Pokémon Go, is a mobile App that makes use of augmented...

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5 August 2016

Micro breweries need to get crafty about intellectual property

The craft beer scene in South Africa has exploded in recent times, with new exciting breweries and beers being made available to consumers almost...

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12 July 2016

Divide and conquer

A patent strategy is vitally important to any business and a balance needs to be found between being cost effective and obtaining the most protection...

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12 July 2016

The ambit of the omnibus

A review of omnibus claims in South African Patent Law is warranted, in particular, in light of recent Australian case law dealing with omnibus...

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12 July 2016

Understanding the importance of trade marks

Trade marks are a company’s most valuable asset. A trade mark is any mark, word(s), sign, device or logo that distinguishes one person’s goods...

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1 June 2016

Does innovation pay?

When a person or business creates a new technical concept (or innovation) that is implemented, the world generally benefits from such innovation....

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1 June 2016

A new species being poached

Several highly valuable species are currently being poached, raided or abused, causing major concern to wildlife industries. Numerous anti-poaching...

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1 June 2016

Please call (me) us

Intellectual Property (IP) rights are potentially very valuable and need to be treated accordingly. This is illustrated in the recent legal battle...

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1 June 2016

The menu is not the meal

By Louw Steyn and Jaco Theunissen Of recent, KISCH IP has tasted tremendous success in the Supreme Court of Appeal. In one such an instance, the...

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1 June 2016

Get all your winter essentials: online shopping

Your rights when shopping online Winter has arrived in South Africa and it is time to brace its chill by stocking up on your winter essentials....

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20 May 2016

AFRICA – A land of opportunity to brand holders and counterfeiters alike

25 May 2016 is celebrated as AFRICA DAY and marks the formation of the African Union, which is extra special this year with the body marking its...

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20 May 2016

Maintaining trade mark protection in africa

A trade mark is defined as a mark used or proposed to be used by a person in relation to goods or services for the purpose of distinguishing the...

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20 May 2016

International trade mark registrations are brilliant … unless they are not enforceable

Enforcement of International registrations in Africa Any person who has experienced the administrative burden of seeking trade mark protection in...

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4 May 2016

Time to get in shape!

Whilst it is difficult to obtain statutory trade mark protection for shape trade marks it is not impossible.  To determine whether a shape trade...

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4 May 2016

Copyright: the unsung hero

If copyright could be compared to a continent, it would be Africa: exciting, diverse, multi-faceted, often misunderstood and far too expansive to...

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4 May 2016

THE ALPS IN MZANSI: Second medical use claims in South African patent law

South  Africa  has  the  largest  pharmaceutical  products  market  in  Africa, with the  pharmaceutical  industry  playing  a  very...

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4 May 2016

Does the nkandla judgment open the door for registration of offensive trade marks?

The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America protects the right to free speech.  In South Africa this right is enshrined...

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7 April 2016

A “cardinal error”

SCA judgment in respect of Adcock Ingram Intellectual Property (Pty) Ltd v Actor Holdings (Pty) Ltd The Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) has...

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7 April 2016

What’s in a Name?

Everybody loves a bit of celebrity gossip. Celebrity and entertainment news enthusiasts are atwitter about the current tussle between Australian...

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7 April 2016

#TRADEMARK?

The age of social media and Internet and e-commerce has seen the rise of various new ways of communicating, not only between individuals but also...

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7 April 2016

Annual returns – what is it and what if i do not file?

All companies and close corporations are required in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008, to lodge their annual returns with the Companies and...

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3 March 2016

The balancing act of patentability

BY: At van Rooy and Louw Steyn Sections 25(2) and (3) of the Patents Act 57 of 1978 explained. Patented inventions can be very lucrative and the...

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3 March 2016

Claiming priority: a matter of fact

BY: At van Rooy and Louw Steyn Section 25(7) of the Patents Act No 57 of 1978 explained. An invention can only be patented if it does not form part...

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3 March 2016

Pravin sweetens the deal for anti sugar regulation to commence

In the Minister of Finance’s recent budget speech, Pravin Gordhan indicated that sugar has officially transcended into the realm of “sin”. The...

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4 February 2016

Is your advertising campaign and marketing material legal?

Companies generally delegate their marketing requirements to their in-house marketing department or out-source it to an agency.  Proposals are...

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4 February 2016

Have your interests been ignored? The remedy provided to you by the Companies Act.

- By Mercia Fynn A shareholder or director may be assisted by the courts if their interests are oppressed, unfairly prejudiced, or unfairly...

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4 February 2016

Turning over a new leaf – Predestined Change for CTM Owners

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill Practitioners across the globe have become familiar with...

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4 February 2016

The dark horse: the secret is out

BY: At van Rooy and Louw Steyn We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows – Robert Frost, The Secret...

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4 November 2015

SA’s Latest IP Minefield – the Copyright Amendment Bill

It is no secret that South Africa’s current copyright legislation is outdated and in dire need of an overhaul. So when news broke that Government...

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4 November 2015

The Protection of Personal Information Act

The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013, or “POPI”, has been signed into law, but is not effective as yet. Compliance with POPI...

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4 November 2015

Is aiding and abetting part of South African law?

A recent copyright infringement claim in the Western Cape High Court recently addressed the issue of “aiding and abetting”, based on section...

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4 November 2015

A voice is a voice is a ….. brand?

Radio is undoubtedly the most accessible and affordable media and form of entertainment in South Africa.  Radio is everywhere around us, from homes,...

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4 November 2015

A rose by any other name

Juliet once asked Romeo “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet”.  I mean, it’s only a...

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25 August 2015

Gaye v Williams and Thicke – Blurring the Lines of Creativity in Music:

The estate of the late Marvin Gaye, which own the copyright in the sheet music to the 70’s hit “Got to Give it Up” sued Pharrell Williams and...

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22 July 2015

The importance of semantics

“When a witness, particularly one testifying in support of obviousness, uses words such as ‘imaginative’ and ‘creative’, it tends instead...

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3 June 2015

Is all fair in love and wine? The Robertson judgement

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently handed down another interesting and decisive judgment in the case of Roodezant Ko-operatiewe Wynmakery v...

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29 May 2015

Marketing Rights at Sporting Events such as the Comrades Marathon

When major sporting events are about to take place, we see an incline in instances of ambush marketing.  With the 90th Comrades Marathon about to...

Published Works

29 May 2015

Legal responses lagging behind modern biotechnology

Right now there are three companies gearing up for an epic biotechnology legal showdown. At stake is nothing less than control over what promises to...

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29 May 2015

Patent before you “publish or perish”

Publish or perish – the phrase which arguably dictates the sustainability and career advancement of academia. What is however often forgotten is...

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28 May 2015

How does a company’s social and economic impact affect the laws governing it?

South African company law is complex and business owners are required to keep track of the multiple requirements that can impact on their day to day...

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7 May 2015

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment ACT NO. 28 of 2013 and its application in respect of Trade Marks

INTRODUCTION The above Act (‘the IPLA Act”) was assented to by the President on 10 December 2013 and will come into operation on a date to be...

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7 May 2015

Your Trade mark is not enough for you to freely trade Nigeria

Companies and individuals trading in the food industry, the pharmaceutical and medical industry, as well as in the cosmetics industry should be aware...

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7 May 2015

Summary and implications of the fourth newly drafted amendment to the Peoples Republic of China Law in regards to inventions, utility models and designs.

China’s patent system became modernized in 1984 under Deng Xiaoping’s Economic Reform Policy.  From 1978, China transformed from a planned...

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7 May 2015

Variation and Cancellation of an Agreement by Email

An agreement may be varied and cancelled via email, statesthe case of Spring Forest Trading v Wilberry (725/13) ZASCA 178. Where an agreement...

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13 February 2015

CIPC/WIPO Madrid Assessment Study

As many SAIIPL members may be aware, CIPC is in the process of assessing their systems and procedures with a view of accession to the Madrid...

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11 February 2015

Beat the Taxman by manufacturing your own fuel

The use of biofuels has received considerable attention of late in particular regarding the Draft Position Paper on the South African Biofuels...

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2 July 2013

So Who’s Afraid of The Advertising Standards Authority – But What About The Consumer Protection Act?

South Africans all know about the Advertising Standards Authority (the ASA) and the big stick that it wields against communication agencies and their...

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27 June 2013

The Complexities of Selecting A Product Brand Name In The 21st Century

Juliet once asked Romeo “What’s in a name……What’s in a name, it’s only a name - right?  Wrong! All too often, companies, in their...

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20 June 2013

The Power of The ‘TWITTERATI’ – Good, Bad or Ugly?

Much been said about the power, pleasures and pitfalls Twitter, to many the greatest and most instant form of social media available.  With over 100...

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11 June 2013

Rebranding Trade Mark: Rebirth or Regret?

A trade mark is the forefront of a business and consumers’ purchasing decisions are continuously influenced by these trade marks, which distinguish...

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6 June 2013

A Look into Whether a Shape of a Product Can Also Be a Trade Mark

One will probably find that retail stores this month, in particular, are a test of one’s will power. Not only does one have to hold strong whilst...

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22 May 2013

Riding on the Fame of Another’s Personality Rights

When can a photograph of a celebrity be used in an advertisement? A celebrity walks into a cycle shop and tries on some gear.  An opportunistic...

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14 May 2013

Using Colour Trademarks To Distinguish Your Brand

Traditionally trade marks have been restricted to signs that are capable of being experienced visually and orally. However, the world has evolved...

Published Works

10 May 2013

Domain Names – A Thoroughly Underrated Resource

Maximizing The Potential Of A Brand Name The majority of people are familiar with what a domain name is and most businesses currently own one,...

Published Works

6 May 2013

The Short Guide To Advertising-Related Legal Issues

Trade Marks, Passing Off, Advertsiging Goodwill – Those Are Not My Concern... Or Are They? So you have landed that major account and once the...

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2 May 2013

Trade Marks and Monopolies

In a recent High Court matter, Foschini Retail Group (Pty) Limited (“Foschini”) the proprietor of a number of trade marks for DUE SOUTH in...

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29 April 2013

The Intellectual Property Perspective – It’s a Long-Term Marketing Strategy

Whether it is a new company starting out (or an established company launching a new product), there is a daunting decision to be made regarding the...

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8 April 2013

Intellectual Property Issues: How It All Applies To The Vuvuzela

Gone are the days where advertising campaigns were merely released as either a television, radio or print campaign.  Nowadays advertisers, marketers...

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10 December 2012

There’s money in brands!

Everyone knows that brands have a monetary value, but few realise just how much, and that there is a qualified legal practice in South Africa, DM...

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22 August 2012

Inadmissable Claim Amendments

The court of the commissioner of patents, seated in Pretoria, has handed down judgment in the matter of Sasol Dyno Nobel (Pty) Limited v African...

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15 April 2009

Background Music – Still The Property Of Someone Else’s Intellect

The Copyright In Musical Works – Performing AND Mechanical Licenses Music is the sound track of our lives.  There are very few places, which we...

Social Upliftment

16 September 2015

Arbour Day Report

KISCH IP sponsored the planting of 30 various indigenous and fruit trees at GreenhillGB Primary School in Mnandi Representatives of both the...

Social Upliftment

20 August 2015

Hartebeespoort Animal Welfare Society

During the course of 2014 DM Kisch Inc. set out to raise funds to help the Hartebeespoort Animal Welfare Society (HAWS). HAWS provides welfare...

Social Upliftment

20 August 2015

Skills transfer

In order to continually improve the quality of our services, we have implemented a formal internal training and skills development programme to...

Social Upliftment

20 August 2015

Rhodes

The Rhodes 52km Trail Run was founded amongst others by the practice’s Reinard le Roux, our former Chairman, and is held annually in July in...

Social Upliftment

18 August 2015

Carnarvon School computer project

During 2010, DM Kisch Inc. donated and installed 24 computers, 1 server and 4 printers to Carnarvon High School. Carnarvon is an impoverished Karoo...

Social Upliftment

18 August 2015

Scholarship Programme

DM Kisch Inc. has created a scholarship programme, which forms part of our practice’s broader BEE initiative and is aimed at giving previously...

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23 June 2016

Speaker: Robin Richardson
Topic: Copyright Protection in a digital era of Publishing

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18 February 2016

Brand bans don’t change behaviour but do destroy jobs, assets

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31 August 2015

KISCH IP Rebrand

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15 July 2015

Tax, innovation & job creation

Kevin Dam from DM Kisch Inc. discusses the role tax plays in fostering innovation and job creation.

Videos

19 August 2012

Ambush marketing and the FIFA World Cup 2010

Andre van der Merwe discusses ambush marketing during the FIFA World Cup 2010 in an interview on Summit TV’s Business IQ.

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15 July 2009

Pivotal role of tax law in emerging economies

Derek Momberg discusses the pivotal role tax laws relating to depreciation have in emerging economies fostering a vibrant manufacturing sector.

Videos

15 July 2009

Hong Kong’s role in Chinese production

Derek Momberg highlights Hong Kongs role as a supply chain manager driving Chinese production.